In a message dated 05/09/2008 17:57:32 GMT Standard Time, skb@BOOTLE.BIZ writes:
The latter lost his appeal against a jail-sentence in spite of the judges AGREEING that the girl was, as it were, the “prime mover” and fully consenting.
This is a little confusing. If the girl is under the "age of consent", which she clearly was, then she cannot legally "consent", even if she initiates. That's why it is called the age of consent. That's the legal difference between children and adults.
Anthony Stadlen
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